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at the white house. vice president joe biden is here at the white house. chuck hagel, the chairman of the joint chief, martin dempsey, so all of that giving an indication that the president is close to making a decision, but because white house officials are saying this is not about imminent or commenced operations, perhaps we will be hearing about something else. we should also note this administration was set to start briefing members of the senate today, members of the house tomorrow, to fully get them up to speed on what is happen ng syria and so, it will be interesting to find out whether or not the president's comments have any impact. the other thing we should point out and this is just a small, minor thing, is that according to a note distributed to reporters here at the white house, a telepromter has been set up in the rose garen for the president's address. i only say that because yesterday, his comments were very much off the cuff. he had some notes in front of him, but he was not reading from prepared remarks, but this statement indicates that perhaps he will be doing that this afte
a moment. i'm going to revisit with you in just a moment but we have vice president joe biden who is speaking in houston before the american legion convention. let's listen in. >> everyone acknowledges their use. no one doubts that innocent men, women and children have been the victims of chemical weapons attacks in syria. and there is no doubt who is responsible for this heinous use of chemical weapons in syria. the syrian regime. for we know that the syrian regime are the only ones who have the weapons, have used chemical weapons multiple times in the past, have the means of delivering those weapons, have been determined to wipe out exactly the places that were attacked by chemical weapons and instead of allowing u.n. inspectors immediate access, the government has repeatedly shelled the sites of the attack and blocked the investigation for five days. at president obama's direction, all of us and his national security team have been in close touch with our foreign counterparts. the president believes, and i believe, that those who use chemical weapons against defenseless men, wo
evidence of chemical attacks vice president joe biden said there is no evidence that gassed their own people. echoing calls for military action and some reports suggest the countdown to u.s. strikes could now be mere hours. cnn's chris lawrence is at his post at the pentagon. good morning, chris. >> good morning, carol. well, yes, the military is ready, but u.s. officials say there is still work to be done behind the scenes. that includes making sure allies have the authorization they need. making calls to key members of congress and declassifying some of the proof that details of which may surprise you. the latest warning to syria comes directly from the white house. >> those who use chemical weapons against defenseless men, women and children should and must be held accountable. >> another sign to expect action, u.s. officials all but telling u.n. inspectors, get out of the way. >> it's clear the security situation isn't safe for the team in syria. >> reporter: the defense secretary told the bbc u.s. ships are positioned and preparations complete. >> we are ready to go. >> reporter:
, he may run for the white house. >>> and joe biden also in this spotlight as a fund-raiser for new hampshire's democratic governor. >> thanks so much. also, the president is beginning this week at the white house with a lot of meetings. among the topics, what to do about egypt. hundreds have been killed since the military removed the democratically elected president. the washington most reports the white house may consider whether to stop next month's scheduled delivery of apache helicopters. senator john mccain just returned from egypt. he was on state of the union with candy crowley. is halting the shipment a viable answer? >> it ra's not an answer, a via thing to do. they could do it. whether they will do it, everybody says no. but indicating symbolically, the u.s. really does need to do mor more. >> with apache helicopters flying overhead, nothing is more symbolic of the united states of america siding with the generals. we could be cutting off the aid, the spare parts and maintenance of these military equipment we've given the egyptian is important to their capabilities. >> th
president joe biden was evaluated at this cancer hospital after feeling weak and disoriented during a family vacation. officials have not said yet what is wrong with him or what this procedure was. after leaving the hospital, biden tweeted this out, it is a photo and a message. he says on our way home, can't wait to get back. thank you, houston. we hope he is well. president obama has a bold new plan to make colleges more affordable and more accountable. the president is on the road today and unveiled his proposal before an enthusiastic crowd. this is the university of buffalo. the president, he is prepared to create -- this is the country's first federal college ratings system. he says it will help students make smarter choices about higher education. >> the fact is that we have been spending more money on prisons, less money on college. and meanwhile, not enough colleges have been working to figure out how do we control costs? how do we cut back on costs? so all of this sticks it to students, sticks it to families and also taxpayers end up paying a bigger price. the average student that bo
. >>> doctors are trying to figure out what's wrong with vice president joe biden's oldest son. delaware attorney general bo biden underwent testing with his dad by his side. the vice president's office says bo became disoriented and weak last week and did suffer a mild stroke three years ago. we'll keep you posted. >>> after days of being pressured to do so, cnn has learned the obama administration is stopping some military aid to egypt. this comes amid escalating violence between supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi and the interim government. pentagon correspondent chris lawrence joins us now. good morning, chris. >> good morning, carol. the obama administration is temporarily delaying military aid to egypt while it considers and determines if it wants to let future aid go through. whichever way the president decides, you can bet there are big american companies and a lot of american workers who have a stake in that decision. the obama administration could say enough's enough and cut aid to egypt, but some american companies want to keep that money flowing, because they are th
want to be our next president have and will viz sate that caucus state in 2013. including joe biden. he will go to iowa next month. republicans ted cruz, rick santorum and donald trump have already visited iowa. so the presidential race is on even though we just elected a president barely nine months ago. plenty of time for stupid stuff on the internet. perhaps emboldened by the slap sarah palin game, the republicans have started a slap hillary game. a little thumping and you get to slap her. democrats and anti-violence groups are not happy, although they did not condemn the slap palin game. they are now condemning the slap hillary game. >> reporter: well, we all know that hillary clinton has not said she's running for president in 2016, but she's speaking today at the american bar association's annual meeting in san francisco where she's getting an award and any time she gives a big speech, we get to talk about her potential future plans and if those plans do include the wine house, this group t hillary project wants to keep her from getting there. >> reporter: the hillary project bill
after he wrapped up his remarks and heard from the battltic leaders there as well as vice president joe biden in the world about this notion of taking ye ining l action. why is he moving forward without partners around the world and without the authorization of congress. to go through those two things separately, the president said he was hoping to have more international cooperation. he was hoping to have the united nations go along with hip and make a strong stand against syria. but the president hinting as we all know that he's been stymied by russia throughout all of this. they have a permanent seat on the security council at the united nations. and the president alluded to that. as for congressional authorization, he said that he continues to consult with congress and that he's been trying to do that throughout this entire process. but you do get the sense, wolf, you talked about the timetable. before he goes to the g-20 summit that's happening next week, if he were really hell bent on getting authorization from congress he would have to probably wait for several days and he would
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